Xbox has announced the four games leading this month’s charge on the Games with Gold front. Offering something to satisfy every gamer’s cravings. Available over the month of February are…
- Project Cars Digital Edition: February 16th to March 15th (Xbox One)
- Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime: February 1st to 28th (Xbox One)
- Star Wars – The Force Unleashed: February 16th to 28th (Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
- Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: February 1st to 15th (Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
Initially released on the 6th of May 2015, Project Cars is a glimmering gem in regards to the Driving Sim genre. Beautifully designed vehicles and courses, a truly realistic feel when driving, and the opportunity to choose the motorsport that inspires you within the career mode. The features some pretty high end features with Oculus Rift support and 12K Ultra HD resolution. The game received an 83 on Metacritic and so is clearly a win for fans of the genre.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is light hearted couch co-op adventure released on the 9th of September 2015. Take control of a neon coloured star ship, as you man the turrets, thrusters and shields. The game ensures that you, or the up to three other players who might join you, have something to accomplish. With the different stations to man, one player might be defending the ship with the turret while another navigates the level using the thrusters. If you’re looking for a party game in the month of February, Xbox has you covered.
The story of Monkey Island is one many of us are all too familiar with, but for the sake of this article let’s have a little recap. This sequel to one of LucasArts most beloved I.P.’s brings back both novice pirate Guybrush Threepwood and his Zombie nemesis LeChuck. It’s an adventure shallow on new ideas. With Guybrush once again setting out on an intrepid journey. This time to find the fabled treasure known as, Big Whoop. The game’s classic adventure style gameplay is revamped with a new coat of paint, as the special edition has been designed from the ground up with new hand drawn animations and a re-engineered score. Plus you can jump between this new style and the original game’s look with just the click of a button.
Disney and EA are now working towards an interesting arrangement with their Star Wars license. With Star Wars Battlefront now out and a sequel, along with games from Respawn and Visceral circulating the rumormill. However before this partnership there were some pretty good Star Wars games. Including Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. The force unleashed tells an interesting narrative, as it is set between the events of episode 3 and 4 and tells the story of Darth Vader’s apprentice. The game itself is a competent hack and slash action game that gives players the opportunity to truly hold the power of the force in their hands.
So there you have it, your games for the month of February. Make sure you follow Thenerdstash.com for all the latest news on free games and remember that you still have access to some of last month’s free games.
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